Webstore, Invalid Volume License Key

Why do I receive this error when I try to activate Windows (any Version) for UI owned computers? Error Code: Invalid Volume License Key In order to activate, you need to change your product key to a valid Multiple Activation Key (MAK) or Retail key. Error Code: 0xC004F059 or Error Code: 0xc004f035.

This will occur if the installed version of Windows believes the computer was not shipped from the manufacturer with an existing Windows OS installed.

Please see this link for a more detailed explanation.


As an alternative, a MAK key can be used for activation. MAK keys are available to Campus IT Pros and are part of the Desktop Package for IT Pros offered on WebStore.

Keywords:WebStore activation Windows Error Code: 0xc004f035 0xC004F059   Doc ID:56148
Owner:Webstore W.Group:University of Illinois Technology Services
Created:2015-09-12 15:35 CDTUpdated:2022-09-07 14:20 CDT
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